Cost of Living Comparison Between Brisbane and Barcelona 

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Consumer Prices in Barcelona are 21.30% lower than in Brisbane (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Barcelona are 18.88% lower than in Brisbane
Rent Prices in Barcelona are 12.98% lower than in Brisbane
Restaurant Prices in Barcelona are 17.89% lower than in Brisbane
Groceries Prices in Barcelona are 35.74% lower than in Brisbane
Local Purchasing Power in Barcelona is 42.70% lower than in Brisbane
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Restaurants
Brisbane Edit Barcelona Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$
(12.73 €)
18.85 A$
(12.00 €)
     -5.74 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 A$
(63.66 €)
78.55 A$
(50.00 €)
     -21.45 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.00 A$
(8.91 €)
12.57 A$
(8.00 €)
     -10.23 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(5.09 €)
4.71 A$
(3.00 €)
     -41.09 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 A$
(6.37 €)
5.50 A$
(3.50 €)
     -45.02 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.56 A$
(2.91 €)
2.99 A$
(1.90 €)
     -34.54 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.59 A$
(2.29 €)
2.96 A$
(1.88 €)
     -17.70 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.87 A$
(1.83 €)
2.11 A$
(1.34 €)
     -26.37 %
Markets
Brisbane Edit Barcelona Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.44 A$
(4.10 €)
5.14 A$
(3.27 €)
     -20.13 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.37 A$
(1.51 €)
1.81 A$
(1.15 €)
     -23.85 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.32 A$
(0.84 €)
0.76 A$
(0.49 €)
     -42.10 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.72 A$
(3.00 €)
3.22 A$
(2.05 €)
     -31.81 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.56 A$
(2.90 €)
7.17 A$
(4.56 €)
     +57.18 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.16 A$
(3.29 €)
4.52 A$
(2.88 €)
     -12.53 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.93 A$
(5.69 €)
8.58 A$
(5.46 €)
     -3.99 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.15 A$
(1.37 €)
1.28 A$
(0.81 €)
     -40.57 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.59 A$
(1.01 €)
1.24 A$
(0.79 €)
     -22.43 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.77 A$
(1.12 €)
1.25 A$
(0.80 €)
     -28.98 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.20 A$
(1.40 €)
1.38 A$
(0.88 €)
     -37.53 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.54 A$
(0.98 €)
0.98 A$
(0.62 €)
     -36.65 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.16 A$
(0.74 €)
0.83 A$
(0.53 €)
     -28.57 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.73 A$
(1.74 €)
1.56 A$
(0.99 €)
     -42.99 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.05 A$
(1.31 €)
1.03 A$
(0.66 €)
     -49.58 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 A$
(11.46 €)
7.85 A$
(5.00 €)
     -56.36 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.64 A$
(3.59 €)
1.63 A$
(1.04 €)
     -71.12 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.96 A$
(4.43 €)
2.53 A$
(1.61 €)
     -63.60 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 36.00 A$
(22.92 €)
7.85 A$
(5.00 €)
     -78.18 %
Transportation
Brisbane Edit Barcelona Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$
(2.55 €)
3.61 A$
(2.30 €)
     -9.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 146.74 A$
(93.41 €)
62.84 A$
(40.00 €)
     -57.18 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 A$
(2.86 €)
4.71 A$
(3.00 €)
     +4.73 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.49 A$
(2.22 €)
2.98 A$
(1.90 €)
     -14.57 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.20 A$
(31.32 €)
34.72 A$
(22.10 €)
     -29.43 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.36 A$
(3.41 €)
7.50 A$
(4.77 €)
     +39.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 A$
(17,823.47 €)
35,904.35 A$
(22,855.00 €)
     +28.23 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,231.29 A$
(15,424.49 €)
35,698.95 A$
(22,724.25 €)
     +47.33 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Brisbane Edit Barcelona Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 191.87 A$
(122.14 €)
227.66 A$
(144.92 €)
     +18.65 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.40 A$
(0.26 €)
0.26 A$
(0.17 €)
     -35.07 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 79.07 A$
(50.33 €)
63.76 A$
(40.59 €)
     -19.36 %
Sports And Leisure
Brisbane Edit Barcelona Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 65.59 A$
(41.75 €)
70.16 A$
(44.66 €)
     +6.97 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.00 A$
(12.09 €)
35.65 A$
(22.70 €)
     +87.65 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 A$
(9.55 €)
14.14 A$
(9.00 €)
     -5.74 %
Childcare
Brisbane Edit Barcelona Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,905.00 A$
(1,212.63 €)
708.82 A$
(451.20 €)
     -62.79 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,475.00 A$
(8,577.54 €)
13,412.09 A$
(8,537.50 €)
     -0.47 %
Clothing And Shoes
Brisbane Edit Barcelona Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 104.60 A$
(66.58 €)
107.27 A$
(68.28 €)
     +2.55 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 62.32 A$
(39.67 €)
47.78 A$
(30.41 €)
     -23.33 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 133.38 A$
(84.90 €)
122.22 A$
(77.80 €)
     -8.37 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 152.30 A$
(96.95 €)
146.10 A$
(93.00 €)
     -4.07 %
Rent Per Month
Brisbane Edit Barcelona Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,684.09 A$
(1,072.01 €)
1,421.30 A$
(904.73 €)
     -15.60 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,232.38 A$
(784.47 €)
1,130.42 A$
(719.57 €)
     -8.27 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,816.52 A$
(1,792.86 €)
2,375.23 A$
(1,511.96 €)
     -15.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,938.18 A$
(1,233.75 €)
1,724.41 A$
(1,097.67 €)
     -11.03 %
Buy Apartment Price
Brisbane Edit Barcelona Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 654.96 A$
(416.92 €)
704.86 A$
(448.68 €)
     +7.62 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 415.74 A$
(264.64 €)
444.47 A$
(282.93 €)
     +6.91 %
Salaries And Financing
Brisbane Edit Barcelona Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,059.21 A$
(3,220.45 €)
2,351.67 A$
(1,496.96 €)
     -53.52 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.41 1.97      -42.18 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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